Tag: White House

Hatch Act Not a Bar for Acceptance Speech at White House

August 13, 2020 7:03 PM , Updated August 17, 2020 9:18 AM

The Office of Special Counsel says President Trump can make acceptance speech at the White House, with restrictions.

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White House Orders FRTIB to Stop Planned Change to I Fund

May 12, 2020 9:00 AM , Updated August 14, 2020 12:35 PM

The White House is taking formal action to stop a planned change to the TSP’s I Fund.

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White House Plans to Block TSP from Expanding China Investments

April 30, 2020 6:05 PM , Updated May 12, 2020 1:25 PM

Reports have surfaced that President Trump intends to try to stop the TSP from making a planned change to the I Fund.

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White House Tells Federal Employees to Prepare to Return to Their Offices

April 20, 2020 5:26 PM , Updated May 6, 2020 7:37 AM
White House Tells Federal Employees to Prepare to Return to Their Offices

The Office of Management and Budget issued a memo with plans agencies can use to safely return to normal operations after the coronavirus.

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Coronavirus Guidelines from the White House

March 16, 2020 5:40 PM , Updated March 25, 2020 3:11 PM

The White House is asking all Americans to do their part to combat the spread of the coronavirus. It has released new guidelines to facilitate this effort.

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Federal Retirement Benefits on the Chopping Block

February 19, 2020 1:19 PM , Updated March 13, 2020 10:56 AM
Federal Retirement Benefits on the Chopping Block

While the proposed budget cuts to federal employees’ retirement are familiar, the author says they contain a key difference this time.

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White House Proposes 1% Pay Raise in 2021

February 10, 2020 3:21 PM , Updated February 28, 2020 12:49 PM
White House Proposes 1% Pay Raise in 2021

The 2021 budget proposal from the White House includes a suggested pay raise for federal employees.

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2021 Budget Proposal Would Eliminate FERS COLA, SRS

February 10, 2020 1:30 PM , Updated February 25, 2020 10:09 AM
2021 Budget Proposal Would Eliminate FERS COLA, SRS

A number of reductions to federal employees’ retirement benefits have been proposed in the President’s 2021 Budget.

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House Passes Bill Authorizing a Pay Raise in 2020

June 26, 2019 4:36 PM , Updated July 11, 2019 4:32 PM
House Passes Bill Authorizing a Pay Raise in 2020

The House has passed a spending bill authorizing a pay raise for federal employees in 2020.

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Presidents and the Federal Workforce

December 9, 2018 7:54 AM , Updated December 16, 2018 10:50 AM

The author says it is important for presidents to remember that federal employees are an asset that can help an administration if treated properly.

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